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Wyo-Ben, Inc. Plant Manager in Billings, Montana

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Wyo-Ben Pet is a new division of Wyo-Ben Inc. where we focus on the packaging of clumping cat litter. Wyo-Ben Pet’s new facility uses state-of-the-art equipment and offers a clean and safe work environment for employees which enables a critical focus on high quality finished product.

Apply to be a part of this exciting opportunity with a full-time career at Wyo-Ben. We perform Pre-employment Drug Screens including marijuana and Criminal Background checks. Questions or need assistance with application: 406-869-8318

The main purpose and function of the Plant Manager is to plan, coordinate, and direct efficient plant processing in accordance with scheduled priorities and quality standards while maintaining costs within acceptable limits.

Specific responsibilities may include:

  • Ensure timely, efficient, and cost-effective production and inventory of finished product.

  • Collect, summarize, analyze and report production data.

  • Recommend capital equipment expenditures. Coordinate planning and completion of plant projects working with appropriate parties including engineering, contractors, vendors, and maintenance.

  • Identify and assess production, technical, and personnel problems and develop constructive solutions to drive out waste using root cause analysis techniques.

  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, local, and organizational laws, regulations, guidelines, and best practices including those related to health, safety, and environment.

  • Responsible for determining plant capability and operational needs.

  • Responsible for advising management of reasonable production and shipping goals.

  • Responsible for plant, vehicles, equipment, and supplies necessary to perform the job.

  • Hire, train, motivate and supervise all plant personnel to established procedures.

  • Interact with all department managers and all levels of management.

  • Support and participate in the organization’s Continual Improvement Program and Quality Management System.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.


  • Three (3) to five (5) years of experience with production plant operation, preferred.

  • Two (2) to four (4) years of supervisory experience , preferred.

  • Experience working with material requirement planning (MRP) programs , preferred.


  • Supervisory skills.

  • Communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.

  • MS Office with focus on Outlook, Word, and Excel.

  • Material Requirements Planning (MRP) programs.

  • Project management.

  • Regulatory requirements for plant operations.

  • Mathematical.

  • Aptitude for equipment operations and troubleshooting.

  • Driver’s license required with the ability for light travel.


  • Reasonable accommodations are made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

  • Sitting, bending, standing, walking, 8-10 hours per day.

  • Frequently lifts up to 50 lbs. and occasionally up to 100 lbs.

  • Frequently has an irregular work activity schedule.

  • Have occasional contact with the public at-large and occasional contact with customers.

  • Occasionally subject to strenuous work.

  • Frequent exposure to moving machinery and mobile equipment.

  • Must comply with any safety or PPE requirements.

  • Exposure to production environment.


  • Attention to detail.

  • Produce error-free work.

  • Deadline-oriented.

  • Ensure that customers’ requests come first.

  • Self-starter who thinks of innovative, faster ways to accomplish tasks.

  • Work with minimal supervision.

  • Flexible and able to adapt to our dynamic environment.

    Wyo-Ben offers a competitive starting wage and an extensive benefit package, which includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, paid holidays, and vacations, as well as a 401(k) plan with company match.

Wyo-Ben is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.